Plans of russians missile attacks on Ukraine’s energy sector were being developed in 2021 – expert
The russian military planned missile attacks on Ukrainian energy infrastructure together with its power engineers. This opinion was expressed by Andrian Prokip, energy expert of the Ukrainian institute for the future, at a briefing at the Media Center Ukraine – Odesa.
“In 2021, when most of the Ukrainian energy system was synchronized with the russian and belarusian systems, and the system operator Ukrenergo was part of the association with the system operators of these states. And they tried to obtain information on the location of all objects of the Ukrainian power system, including power lines. It is clear that at that time they were already building a scenario of attacks on the energy infrastructure,” – Prokip said.
The expert added that despite this, energy companies and air defense forces managed to protect the Ukrainian energy system during the war.
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